PRESS RELEASE: New York Red Bulls extend partnership with Riker Danzig
June 10, 2014
HARRISON, NJ (June 10, 2014) – The New York Red Bulls have announced that they have extended their partnership with Morristown-based law firm Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP as an Official Marketing Partner. Riker Danzig became a partner of the New York Red Bulls in 2013.
Riker Danzig co-chair Gerald Liloia commented that the continuing partnership is a strategic move on the part of Riker Danzig to take advantage of the exploding appeal of major league soccer while providing a value-added entertainment opportunity to select clients. “Combining the excitement of Red Bulls soccer with their beautiful arena in Harrison has given us a first-rate sports experience to provide to our clients,” Liloia said. “We are thrilled to be working with the fine Red Bulls organization again.”
“We are excited to continue our relationship with Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti,” said Red Bulls Head of Business Operations Marc de Grandpre. “They have been a terrific partner for us conveniently located near Red Bull Training Facility and we look forward to continue developing our strong relationship with them.”
Riker Danzig hosted the Red Bulls at a soccer clinic for local children held at Morristown High School on May 26, 2014. Nearly 75 children were treated to personal coaching from the New York Red Bulls Training Programs coaches along with two players, Matt Miazga and Santiago Castano.
About New York Red Bulls
The New York Red Bulls are one of 19 teams that comprise the top-flight professional soccer league in the United States – Major League Soccer. On the field, the team is led by New York-native and 2013 MLS Coach of the Year finalist Mike Petke, World Cup, European Championship and UEFA Champions League winner Thierry Henry and Australian World Cup star Tim Cahill. The Red Bulls won the MLS Supporters Shield – given to the team with most regular season points – for the first time in 2013.
In March 2010, the Red Bulls moved into their new home, Red Bull Arena, a 25,000-seat soccer-specific stadium in Harrison, NJ, known as the top venue of its kind in the country. New York has qualified for the MLS Cup playoffs for four straight seasons and 10 of the past 11 years. The New York Red Bulls are owned by Red Bull GmbH, the world’s No. 1 energy drink maker. Red Bull GmbH purchased the MLS club in March 2006. For more information, log onto www.newyorkredbulls.com or call 1.877.RBSOCCER.
About Riker Danzig
For over 130 years, Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP has focused on providing high-quality legal services to the business community. It has consistently been the Top-Listed law firm in New Jersey by Best Lawyers in America® since 2008 based on the number of Riker Danzig attorneys distinguished with the “Best Lawyers” designation. Headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, the firm has additional offices in Trenton and New York. Riker Danzig has earned a national reputation for expertise in trial and appellate litigation, insurance, commercial law and bankruptcy and, in addition, has highly-respected practices in banking law, environmental law, employment law, family practice, tax and trusts and estates, corporate law and mergers & acquisitions, governmental affairs,